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Jordan Product

  1. Jul 12, 2013 #1


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    I would like to know if the Jordan Product carries along with it the same properties as that of the cross product (i.e. associativity, commutable, left/right distributive)? If you've taken LA, I'm sure you know that professors require us to complete a project and I've chosen the Jordan Product as mine. I need to show whether a Jordan Product has certain properties.

    A x B = 1/2 (AB + BA) [ Jordan Product ]

    For example: (A x B) x C = A x (B x C)
    (A + B) x C = (A x C) + (B x C)

    Should we set up our own n x n matrices and see if we arrive at the same answer?

    Thank you for any assistance.
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  3. Jul 12, 2013 #2
    So, what did you try?
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